Although thanks to the Hunger Game trilogy I have not worked on this as much as I should have but I am now into the body of the blanket. I am almost done with skein #2. As usual I underestimated the amount of yarn I would need and picked up 3 more skeins yesterday. That is a total of 7 skeins so far. I am using the Vanna White lion brand yarn in the Heather Silver color. Very soft and a thicker yarn than the pattern called for but I wanted something more "fluffy".